Wilfrid Van Wyck

Wilfrid Van Wyck

Wilfrid Van Wyck (1905? — 13 October 1983, Woking,cite web |url= http://links.jstor.org/sici?sici=0027-4666(198401)125%3A1691%3C44%3AGT%3E2.0.CO%3B2-Q |title= Abstract: 1983 deaths |work= The Musical Times, Vol. 125, No. 1691, p. 44 |date= January 1984 |quote=Germaine Tailleferre, the French composer, died in Paris on 6 November; ... Wilfrid van Wyck, the impresario and artists' agent, died in Woking on 13 October; he was 78. (JSTOR) ] Surrey) was a British classical music artists manager through his agency, Wilfrid Van Wyck Ltd, based in London. He was the second president of the European Association of Artist Managers.cite web |url= http://www.aeaa.info/ |title= About AEAA |work= Association Européenne des Agents Artistiques (European Association of Artist Managers) ]

Van Wyck was the concert agent for cellists Aldo Parisot and János Starker;cite web |url= http://www.cello.org/Newsletter/Articles/parisot.htm |title= Conversation with Aldo Parisot |author= Tim Janof |work= Tutti Celli, Vol. 7, No. 4 |date= 4 May 2001 |quote= ] pianists Guirne Creith,cite web |url= http://www.guirnecreith.co.uk/pressreviews.htm |title= Guirne Creith press reviews, 1920s and 1930s |author= Jeremy Hunter |work= Guirne Crieth website |quote= ] Janina Fialkowska,cite web |url= http://www.cervantesvirtual.com/servlet/SirveObras/albnz/12593341945697174198846/index.htm |title= Letter from Arthur Rubinstein |work= Biblioteca Virtual Miguel de Cervantes |date= 12 June 1977 |quote= ] Artur Rubinstein,Harvey Sachs. "Rubinstein: A Life." Chapter 7. New York: Grove Press, 1995. Hardcover first edition: ISBN 0-80211-579-9, ISBN 978-0802115799.] and Ken Sasaki;cite web |url= http://pianosociety.com/cms/index.php?section=1369 |title= Ken Sasaki (1943–1991) |author= Ernest Hecht |work= Piano Society |date= 1995 |quote= ] soprano Victoria de los Angeles, the Fine Arts Quartet,cite web |url= http://www.uwm.edu/Libraries/arch/findaids/uwmmss30.htm |title= Fine Arts Quartet. Records, 1910-1989 |author= |work= University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Archives |quote= ] the Utah Symphony Orchestra, then conducted by Maurice Abravanel,cite web |url= http://www.maurice-abravanel.com/first_intern__tour_.html |title= The First International Tour: September 9 – October 2, 1966 |work= Maurice Abravanel website ] and many other artists and ensembles.

Wilfrid Van Wyck was also a partner in Rimington Van Wyck Ltd,cite web |url= http://www.michael-tippett.com/mtchrondisco1.htm |title= Chronological Discography - Non commercial discs 1941-1944 |work= Michael Tippett website |quote= 1941 Fantasy Sonata for Piano. Phyllis Sellick. Recorded by Decca for Rimington Van Wyck Ltd. 2 double sided and one single sided 12" 78 rpm records. 78: RIMINGTON VAN WYCK 108 - 11OS. ] a London record storecite web |url= http://www.bl.uk/pdf/playback23.pdf |title= Obituary: Patrick Saul (1913–1999) |format= PDF |work= Playback, the bulletin of the British Library Sound Archive, p. 6 |date= Spring 2000 |quote= One afternoon in 1930 a young music-lover went into the London gramophone shop, Cranbourn Street, run by Mr Wilfrid Van Wyck and Mr W. Rimington… ISSN|0952-2360 ] and publisherRichard Holt, biography of Nikolai Medtner: "Medtner and his music: A tribute to a great Russian composer." London: Rimington, Van Wyck. 1948, 24 pages. ASIN|B0007JCB60.] at 42-43 Cranbourn Street,cite web |url= http://links.jstor.org/sici?sici=0027-4380(194609)2%3A3%3A4%3C411%3ACROTRI%3E2.0.CO%3B2-T |title= Current Report on the Record Industry |author= Kurtz Myers |work= Notes, 2nd Series, Vol. 3, No. 4 |date= September 1946 |quote= Rimington, Van Wyck, Ltd. 42-43 Cranbourn Street, London, England 121. (JSTOR doi|10.2307/890421) ] Leicester Square, London. He retired in 1970.cite web |url= http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/obituaries/article514467.ece |title= Lives remembered |author= Ann Van Wyck |work= The Times |date= 15 February 2005 |quote= My father, Wilfrid Van Wyck, was always immensely proud to have been a manager of Victoria de los Angeles from the outset of her career in the UK at the end of the 1940s, until he retired in the 1970s. ] His agency was purchased by artist manager Wilfred Stiff,cite web |url= http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_qn4158/is_19960126/ai_n9641040 |title= Obituary: Wilfred Stiff |author= Andrew Green |work= The Independent |date= 26 January 1996 |quote= ] cite web |url= http://www.intermusica.co.uk/intermusicaat25 |title= The Management Game |author= Interview by Andrew Green |work= Classical Music |publisher= Intermusica |date= 2 September 2006 |quote= ] who later became a director of Ibbs and Tillett.

Annabelle Whitestone, who worked for Van Wyck in the late 1960s, described him as a “difficult man” who was “very possessive about his artists.”


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